The study examined Performance Appraisal Practices among senior staff of Volta River Authority. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The study focused on employees’ views on the implementation of performance appraisal systems and the linkage to VRA mission, vision and corporate objectives; employees’ involvement in PA systems and its effect on job performance, as well as training associated with PA and measures that could be adopted for improving the PA systems. These objects were motivated by the fact that the appraisal system in VRA had lent itself to some subjectivity; appraisal outcomes were not linked to reward and generally the PA system were not being implemented to its optimum.
A descriptive survey design was adopted for the technique. This technique employs quantitative techniques – probability sampling methods as well as technique of data analysis - in addressing the research questions.
Results pertaining to the perception on implementations of the performance appraisal show that there is a positive perception on the implementation of PA systems in the organisation. Generally, staff were pleased with the idea of appraisal and showed some positive involvement in the appraisal process. Appraisal effect was positive generally although many staff thought it does not enable them get requisite tools to execute their duties. Others employees believed the process put them on the defensive. It was recommended that management increase education on appraisal system and make good recommendation following appraisals.
SSA, R (2021). IMPACT OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL PRACTICES ON JOB PERFORMANCE OF SENIOR STAFF OF VOLTA RIVER AUTHORITY. Afribary.com: Retrieved April 17, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-performance-appraisal-practices-on-job-performance-of-senior-staff-of-volta-river-authority
Research, SSA. "IMPACT OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL PRACTICES ON JOB PERFORMANCE OF SENIOR STAFF OF VOLTA RIVER AUTHORITY" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 01 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-performance-appraisal-practices-on-job-performance-of-senior-staff-of-volta-river-authority . Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.
Research, SSA. "IMPACT OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL PRACTICES ON JOB PERFORMANCE OF SENIOR STAFF OF VOLTA RIVER AUTHORITY". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 01 Apr. 2021. Web. 17 Apr. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-performance-appraisal-practices-on-job-performance-of-senior-staff-of-volta-river-authority >.
Research, SSA. "IMPACT OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL PRACTICES ON JOB PERFORMANCE OF SENIOR STAFF OF VOLTA RIVER AUTHORITY" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed April 17, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-performance-appraisal-practices-on-job-performance-of-senior-staff-of-volta-river-authority